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On Thursday 14 April 2005 05:58 pm, Caleb Tennis wrote:
> On Thursday 14 April 2005 04:54 pm, Stephen Bennett wrote:
> > > use blah && ( emake foo || die )
> > Yep, because that doesn't work.
> Wow. I've been doing it for years. What's broken about it, the nested die
> ro the "use blah &&" part?
as hinted elsewhere, the problem is that ( ) spawns a subshell ... that means
the call to 'die' aborts the sub (i.e. forked) shell, not the parent (i.e.
the ebuild) shell ... so when emake fails, portage wont notice
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